05-15-18

He mau kānaka lawe wale i ka pōhaku pele.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 15 o Mei, he Pōʻalua. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua hoʻopuka aʻela ke aupuni mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi he mau kauoha kū kānāwai e hoʻōki a e hoʻopau kekahi mau kānaka ʻehā i kā lākou lawe ʻana aku i ka pōhaku pele mai ka ʻĀina Hoʻomalu Ululāʻau o Mauna Loa. He mau kona ka nui o ka pōhaku pele i lawe wale ʻia aku e ia mau kānaka. A ʻo kā lākou hana ma hope o ka lawe ʻana aku i ka pōhaku pele, he kūʻai kā lākou i ka hōkele a me ke kanaka mea hale i mea hoʻonaninani. Wahi a ke Keʻena ʻĀina A Waiwai Pili ʻĀina, ua ʻae maila ia mau kānaka i kā lākou hana ʻaʻe kānāwai.

E kū paha i ke kānāwai ma Hawaiʻi nei ka pili waiwai ʻana ma ka hana ʻālapa ma muli o ka hoʻopau ʻana o ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe o ʻAmelika i kekahi mau māhele o ke Kānāwai Hoʻomalu Hana ʻĀlapa o ka poʻe ʻakahi ʻakahi a me ka poʻe loea o ka makahiki 1992. Ma ia kānāwai, ʻo Nevada ka ʻāina nui o ka pili waiwai ʻana i kū i ke kānāwai. Ma ia kānāwai nō hoʻi, ʻae ʻia ka piliwaiwai ʻana i kaupalena ʻia ma kekahi mau mokuʻāina ʻekolu, ʻo ia ʻo Delawea, Monatana a me ʻOlekona. Akā, i kēia manawa, ma muli o ka ʻōlelo hoʻoholo a ka ʻAha Kiʻekiʻe, e hāpai ʻia ana paha ma Hawaiʻi nei kekahi mau pila no ka pili waiwai hana ʻālapa ma ka ʻAha ʻŌlelo o kēia makahiki aʻe. I kēia manawa, he ʻelua wale nō mokuʻāina e pāpā ana, ʻaʻole e pili waiwai iki, ʻo ia ʻo Uta lāua ʻo Hawaiʻi. Akā, e loli auaneʻi paha.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Mai piʻi aʻe ʻoe i ka lālā kau halalī o ʻike ʻia kou wahi hilahila e ou mau hoa.

ʻO ia hoʻi, inā hōʻoio ke kanaka, ʻo kona mau keʻe wale nō paha ke hoʻomanaʻo ʻia.

05-14-18

He mau māwae hou ko Puna.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 14 o Mei, he Pōʻahā. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

ʻElua māwae hou o Puna. ʻAkahi nō a ʻoā aʻe ka honua i ka Lāpule nei. ʻO ka lōʻihi o kekahi, he 1,400 kapuaʻi. A ma muli o kekahi o ia mau māwae, pau ihola kekahi hale. A ʻo ka huina nui o nā hale i pau mai ka lā 3 mai o ka mahina ʻo Mei, he 37. He manaʻo ko ka poʻe akeakamai, ma kēia hope iho, e ʻoi aku ana ka ikaika o ke kahe ʻana o ka pele a pēlā pū me ka luaʻi ʻana. Wahi a Steven Brantley, ka hope poʻo akeakamai ma ka Hale Kilo Luapele, e lele ana ka pele i luna he 100 kapuaʻi a emi mai paha. A ma ka hopena pule nei, he mau ōlaʻi nō ma ka piko a ma ke Kāʻei Māwae Hikina, a ʻo ka ikaika o ka hapa nui, he 3 ma ke ana ōlaʻi. A he ʻelua ōlaʻi ma ke kai, ʻo ka ikaika o kekahi, he 4.6. E pani ʻia he ʻekolu kula hoʻāmana i kēia lā, ʻo ke Kula Hawaiʻi o ka Hana Noʻeau a me ka Hana Akeakamai, ʻo ke Kula Luapele o ka Hana Noʻeau a me ka Hana Akeakamai a me ke Kula o Nawahiokalaniopuu Iki.

Ua hoʻopaʻahao hou ʻia ʻo Isaiah McCoy i ka hale paʻahao ma Hawaiʻi nei no ke kaʻihuluhulu ʻana i kekahi mau wāhine i ka hoʻokamakama. Ua hoʻāhewa ʻia ʻo McCoy no ka pepehi kanaka i ka makahiki 2012 a ʻo kona hoʻopaʻi, ʻo ka make. Hoʻokuʻu ʻia ihola naʻe ʻo ia he ʻelima makahiki ma ia hope mai i ka mahina ʻo Ianuali o ka makahiki 2017 ma muli o ka ʻōlelo hoʻoholo a ka lunakānāwai ma kona hoʻokolokolo hou ʻia ʻana, ʻaʻole ʻo ia i pili i ka hewa. Ma hope o kona hoʻokuʻu ʻia ʻana, ua nui kona haʻi ʻōlelo ʻana i mua o nā hui loio a me nā hui kūʻē hoʻopaʻi make. A i kekahi lā, hele maila ʻo ia i Oʻahu nei no ka haʻi ʻōlelo ʻana a holo ihola kona manaʻo e noho paʻa ma ʻaneʻi nei. A ʻo ia kona wā i kū ai a pilikia. I ka Pōʻalua, e kū ana ʻo McCoy i mua o ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo me ke noi ʻana e hoʻopau ʻia ka hihia no kona pili ʻole i ka hewa.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Pua aʻela ka uahi o ka moe.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ua hiki mai ka pilikia i haʻi ʻē ʻia mai.

05-10-18

E hālāwai ana ke poʻo nui o ʻAmelika Hui Pū me ke poʻo nui o Kōlea Hema.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 10 o Mei, he Pōʻahā. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

E hui pū ana ka Pelekikena o ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻIa lāua me ka Luna Hoʻomalu o Kōlea Hema, ʻo Kim Jong Un, he alo a he alo ma Sinapoa no ka hālāwai kūkākūkā. ʻO ka makamua kēia o ka hālāwai kūkākūkā ma waena o ʻAmelika Hui Pū me Kōlea Hema mai ka hopena o ke Kaua Kōlea i ka makahiki 1953. No ka manawa, hoʻōki ihola ʻo Kim Jong Un i ka hoʻāʻo ʻana i ke kī pōkā nukelea, a ua mākaukau ihola ʻo ia no ke kamaʻilio ʻana i ka pono a me ka pono ʻole o ka polokalamu nukelea o Kōlea Hema. A ʻo kekahi mea maikaʻi, i ka Pōʻakolu nei, ua hoʻokuʻu ʻia maila ka poʻe pānaʻi ʻAmelika ʻekolu, ʻo ia ʻo Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak Song a me Tony Kim a hoʻihoʻi ʻia akula lākou i ʻAmelika.

Kūkala aʻela ka poʻe akeakamai ma ka Hale Kilo Lua Pele Hawaiʻi, ua emi loa ihola ka pele ma loko o Halemaʻumaʻu a inā e emi loa i ka papa wai, e nui auaneʻi ka pahū ʻana ma muli o ka ikaika o ka māhu. A he hiki ke hoʻolele ʻia aku nā pōhaku nunui he hapa mile a ʻoi mai ka luapele aku. A e nui nō paha ka lehu e hoʻolele ʻia ana a hiki i Hakalau a i Waiʻōhinu paha. Ma muli o kēlā, e pani ʻia ana ka hapanui o ka Pāka Mokuʻāina Luapele Hawaiʻi i kēia Pōʻalima.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ka wahine ʻai honua.

He ʻōlelo kēia no Pele.

05-09-18

Ua hele hoʻokahi paha kahi kama iki i Kahakai o Keālia.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 9 o Mei, he Pōʻakolu. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua loaʻa aku nei kahi kama iki i kahi kāne me kāna wahine ma Ke Ala Hele Makalae ma Keālia i Kauaʻi ma kahi o ka hola 10:00 o ke kakahiaka o ka Lāpule nei. I ka wā o Jace Miner lāua ʻo Maile Freitas e hele ana ma ia ala hele, lohe akula ʻo Freitas i kahi kama i ka uē ʻana ma lalo o ke ala. He kama iki wale nō, he 20 ona mahina, a ʻaʻole kona mau mākua. Aia nō ia kama he 300 ʻīā ma ka ʻaoʻao ʻākau o nā lumi hoʻopau pilikia o Kahakai o Keālia. Iho ihola ʻo Miner a kiʻi akula i ke kama iki a piʻi hou i ke ala. Lawe ʻia akula ua kama iki nei i ke Kikowaena Lapaʻau ʻo Wilcox, a ma laila ʻo ia i hoʻokuʻu ʻia ai ma lalo o ka malu o ke Keʻena Pono Keiki. Wahi a ka waha ʻōlelo o ke Kalana ʻo Kauaʻi, ʻo Kim Tamaoka, ua maikaʻi ke keiki, a ʻaʻohe ona ʻeha.

Hoʻohiki ihola ka Hōkele ʻo ʻAlohilani o Kahakai o Waikīkī i ke kanu ʻana he 100,000 mau kumu lāʻau ʻōiwi ma Oʻahu nei a me ka mokupuni ʻo Hawaiʻi. E alu like ana ia hōkele me ka Papahana Kanu A Ulu Hou Ka Ulu Lāʻau Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative). Ma ia papahana, ʻo nā kānaka e noho ana ma ia hōkele, e hiki ana iā lākou ke kanu i kumu lāʻau ʻōiwi, a e hiki ana paha ke lilo lākou i mea kākoʻo. ʻO ke koa a me ka ʻiliahi ke kanu ʻia ma ka mokupuni ʻo Hawaiʻi a ʻo ka milo ke kanu ʻia ma Kahi Hānai Holoholona ʻo Gunstock ma Oʻahu nei. Aia ka ʻaha wehena nui o ka Hōkele ʻo ʻAlohilani i kēia ahiahi.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Ke ʻehuʻehu nei nā ʻale.

ʻO ia hoʻi, ke piʻi aʻela ka inaina o kekahi kanaka.

05-08-18

ʻAʻole i haʻalele kekahi mau kānaka i ko lākou mau hale ma Leilani Estates.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 8 o Mei, he Pōʻalua. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua pau ihola ka hū ʻana o ka pele a kahe mai loko aʻe o nā māwae he 12 ma Pāhoa. Akā, ʻo ia mau pua aʻe nō o ke ea ʻino mai ia mau māwae mai. Ua pau ihola he 35 mau hale i ka pele. Ua haʻalele ihola ka hapa nui o nā kānaka o Leilani Estates i ko lākou mau hale. Aia naʻe kekahi mau kānaka ke noho paʻa ihola ma ko lākou mau hale. He kanakolu paha lākou a ʻoi. He manaʻo ko nā luna aupuni o ke Kalana ʻo Hawaiʻi a me nā kānaka akeakamai o ka Hale Kilo Lua Pele Hawaiʻi, e mau aku paha ka hana a ka pele he mau lā, he mau pule, a he mau mahina paha.

Ua hoʻokumu ihola ka Panakō Hawaiʻi Mua i waihona kālā kākoʻo i kapa ʻia ʻo ka Waihona Kālā Aloha no Hawaiʻi. I mea ia waihona kālā e kākoʻo ʻia ai nā hana kōkua no nā kānaka i pilikia i ke kahe ʻana o ka pele ma ka mokupuni ʻo Hawaiʻi a no nā kānaka i pilikia i ka wai hālana ma Kauaʻi a me Oʻahu Hikina. A he hiki nō i ka lehulehu ke hāʻawi aku i kālā manawaleʻa a hiki i ka lā 31 o Mei ma nā panakō he 61 o ka Panakō Hawaiʻi Mua ma Hawaiʻi, ma Kuama, a me Kaipana.

Ua nui loa ke kālā i lilo aku i ka Hui Mokulele ʻo Hawaiian ma muli o ka ʻauhau ukana a me ka ʻauhau kāpae likiki a hoʻololi manawa i ka makahiki 2017. ʻO ka huina pau, ua ʻoi aku i ka miliona kālā. ʻO ka ʻauhau ukana, he $81.2 miliona, a ʻo ka ʻauhau kāpae a hoʻololi, he $22.8 miliona. Ua like nō me ka makahiki 2016, he $104 miliona. A kohu mea lā, ua kūpaʻa ka Hui Mokulele ʻo Hawaiian ma hope o ia mau ʻauhau, ʻaʻole e hoʻēmi ʻia. ʻO kahi pilikia paha, e hiki koke mai ana ka Hui Mokulele ʻo Southwest ma Hawaiʻi nei. A ʻo ia hui mokulele, ʻaʻohe ʻauhau ukana o nā ukana mua ʻelua, a ʻaʻohe ʻauhau kāpae likiki a hoʻololi manawa.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Luahine moe nonō.

He ʻōlelo kēia no Pele.

05-04-18

Ua hū aʻela ka pele ma kekahi mau wahi hou ma Puna.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā 4 o ka mahina ʻo Mei, he Pōʻalima. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua hū aʻela ka pele mai loko mai o kahi māwae he 492 kapuaʻi ka lōʻihi, a kahe ana ma ka ʻāina ʻo Leilani Estates no nā hola ʻelua. Ua kauoha ʻia nā kānaka e noho ana ma Leilani Estates a me Lanipuna Gardens, e haʻalele koke i ko lākou mau wahi noho. Ua pani ʻia ke Kula ʻĀmana ʻo Kua O Ka Lā, ke Kula Hana Noʻeau a Hana ʻImi Naʻauao o Hawaiʻi, ke Kula Haʻahaʻa o Keonepoko a me ke Kula Haʻahaʻa, Waena a Kiʻekiʻe o Pāhoa.

Ua mākaukau iho nei ka mana ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi o ke kiʻi ʻoniʻoni ʻo Moana, a e hōʻikeʻike mua ʻia ana i ka lā 10 o ka mahina ʻo Iune, ka Lā Kai Honua hoʻi. A aia ana ma ka Hōkele ʻo Ko ʻOlina. ʻO nā mea nona nā leo, he mau kānaka kaulana nō. ʻO ka leo o Moana, no ʻAuliʻi Cravalho ia. ʻO ko Maui, no Kaipulaumakaniolono nō. ʻO ko Sina, no Nicole Scherzinger. ʻO ko Aliʻi Tui, no Kelikokauaikekai Hoe. ʻO ko Puna Tala, no Kalehua Kawaʻa. A ʻo ko Tamatoa leo, no Kamakakēhau Fernandez. He hoʻolauleʻa ke mālama ʻia ana ma Ko ʻOlina ma ia lā, e hoʻomaka ana i ka hola 4:00 o ka ʻauinalā. A i ka napoʻo ʻana iho o ka lā, e hoʻomaka ai ke kiʻi ʻoniʻoni. He manuahi nō ke komo ʻana a e hoʻopaʻa ʻia ka likiki ma ka pūnaewele ma 2018worldoceansdaykoolina.eventbrite.com. ʻO ka ʻauhau kūkulu kaʻa, he $10.

E mālama ʻia ana kahi ʻaha mele o Bruno Mars ma ke Kahua Pāʻani ʻo Aloha ma ka mahina ʻo Nowemapa. Aia ana i ka lā 10. A e mālama ʻia paha ka lua o ka ʻaha mele ma ka lā 11. Aia nō ʻo ia ke kaʻapuni akula i ka honua ma ka Huakaʻi Honua ʻAha Mele 24K Magic.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Hānau ʻia i ka pō Lāʻau, lāʻau nā iwi, he koa.

He ʻōlelo kēia no ke kanaka wiwo ʻole.

05-01-18

Kipaku ʻia aku nā kānaka kuewa mai Kakaʻako aku.

ʻO ia aʻela kekahi poʻo nūhou o kēia lā, ka lā mua o Mei. Welina e nā makamaka. ʻO Ke Aolama kēia a penei ka nūhou.

Ua kipaku ʻia aku nā kānaka e hoʻomoana ana a e noho paʻa ana ma nā pīpā alanui a me nā pāka o Kakaʻako i ka pō Pōʻakahi nei. Ma mua, aia nā pīpā alanui ma lalo o ka malu o ke kūlanakauhale, a ʻo nā pāka, aia ma lalo o ka malu o ka mokuʻāina. A i ia wā, i ka wā e kipaku ʻia ai nā kānaka kuewa mai ka pīpā alanui aku, he hele wale aku lākou i ka pāka ma kahi e kokoke ana, ʻoiai no ka mokuʻāina ia. Akā, i kēia manawa, ua paʻa ihola kahi ʻaelike ma waena o ke kūlanakauhale a me ka mokuʻāina, a he hiki i ka mākaʻi ke kipaku i nā kānaka mai ka pāka mokuʻāina aku ma hope o ka hola 10:00 o ke aumoe, ka hola hoʻi e pani ʻia ai ka pāka.

Ua komo wale aku kahi piko pau ʻiole i loko o ka hale o ke Kamāliʻiwahine Abigail Kawānanakoa i ke kakahiaka Lāpule nei a ʻaihue ihola i kekahi pahu halihali ʻīlio Louis Vuitton a me kekahi mekala poni mōʻī a ka mōʻī o ke aupuni ʻo Tonga i hāʻawi aku ai iā Kawānanakoa. A he mau mea hou nō kai lawe ʻia, ʻaʻole naʻe i hōʻike ʻia mai. Wahi a ka wahine a Kawānanakoa, ʻo Veronica Gail Worth, aia nō lāua i ka hale i ka manawa i komo ai ua piko pau ʻiole lā. Ua hōʻoia ihola ka mākaʻi i ke kanaka i hoʻohuoi ʻia nāna ka ʻaihue ʻana ma ka wikiō i paʻi ʻia. A ke ʻimi ʻia akula ua kanaka lā.

Ua hoʻāʻo aku nei kekahi mau kānaka e ʻaihue i kekahi mīkini helu kālā o ke Kulanui Kaiāulu o ʻEwa. Aia nō ia mīkini ma loko o ka hale ʻaina ʻo Uluwehi. A wāwahi hale akula ia mau kānaka, he ʻelua paha a ʻoi, a komo akula i loko i ka hola 1:00 o ka wanaʻao o ka Pōʻakahi nei. Aia nō ka mākaʻi ke noiʻi akula.

Eia mai kā kākou ʻōlelo noʻeau,

Waiho kāhelahela ʻo Kalaupapa.

He ʻōlelo kēia no kahi mea ahuwale.